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SLK Operators Manual

SLK 230 Kompressor SLK 320

Our company and staff congratulate you on the purchase of your new Mercedes-Benz. Your selection of our product is a demonstration of your trust in our company name. Further, it exemplifies your desire to own an automobile that will be as easy as possible to operate and provide years of service. Your Mercedes-Benz represents the efforts of many skilled engineers and craftsmen. To ensure your pleasure of ownership, and for your safety and that of your passengers, we ask you to make a small investment of your time: Please read this manual carefully before putting it aside. Then return it to your vehicle where it will be handy for your reference. Please abide by the recommendations contained in this manual. They are designed to acquaint you with the operation of your Mercedes-Benz. Please abide by the warnings and cautions contained in this manual. They are designed to help improve the safety of the vehicle operator and occupants. We extend our best wishes for many miles of safe, pleasurable driving. DaimlerChrysler AG

IntroductionProduct information .......................... 5 Operators manual ............................. 6 Where to find it ................................ 11 Reporting Safety Defects ................ 13

Instruments and controlsInstruments and controls ............... 16 Center console .............................. 18 Overhead control panel ............... 19

OperationVehicle keys ...................................... 22 Remote control with folding master key ......................22 Start lock-out ....................................24 General notes on the central locking system ...............24 Central locking system ................... 25 Remote control .............................25 Panic button ..................................27 Doors .................................................. 28

Central locking switch .................... 30 Automatic central locking ...............31 Emergency unlocking in case of accident .......................... 32 Trunk ................................................. 33 Emergency release for trunk lid ................................. 35 Antitheft alarm system ................... 35 Tow-away alarm ............................... 37 Seats .................................................. 38 Seat heater ........................................ 42 Seat belts and integrated restraint system .......................... 44 Seat belts .......................................... 44 Seat belt nonusage warning system ............................ 45 BabySmartTM airbag deactivation system ................... 50 Self-test BabySmartTM without special child seat installed .................................51 Supplemental restraint system (SRS) ................................51 Emergency tensioning retractor (ETR) ............................ 52

Airbags ..............................................52 Safety guidelines for the seat belt, emergency tensioning retractor and airbag .................................... 59 Infant and child restraint systems ......................... 61 Adjusting telescoping steering column ..........................63 Rear view mirrors ............................64 Instrument cluster ...........................68 Flexible service system (FSS) ................................75 Checking engine oil level ............... 77 Engine oil consumption ..................78 Exterior lamp switch .......................79 Headlamp cleaning system ............ 80 Combination switch ........................ 81 Hazard warning flasher switch ............................................83 Climate control .................................84 Rear window defroster ....................88 Audio and telephone, operation ...................................... 91

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Power windows ............................... 109 Interior lighting ..............................110 Night security illumination ..........110 Sun visors with Vanity Mirror ......111 Interior .............................................111 Cup holder and glove box ............. 112 Storage compartments ...................113 Ashtrays ...........................................114 Coin Holder ......................................114 Lighter ..............................................115 Parcel net in passenger footwell .....................116 Shelf behind roll bars .....................116 Cellular telephone ..........................116 Garage door opener ........................117 Retractable hardtop .......................120 Wind screen .................................... 125 Luggage cover ................................. 126

DrivingControl and operation of radio transmitters ................ 128 The first 1 000 miles (1 500 km) ................................. 129 Maintenance .................................. 129 Tele Aid ............................................130 Catalytic converter .........................138 Emission control .............................139 Steering lock .................................. 140 Starting and turning off the engine .................................. 142 Manual transmission .................... 143 Automatic transmission ............... 144 Parking brake .................................153 Driving instructions .......................154 Drive sensibly Save Fuel ........154 Drinking and driving .................154 Pedals ...........................................154

Power assistance ........................ 155 Brakes .......................................... 155 Driving off ................................... 156 Parking ........................................ 156 Tires ............................................. 157 Snow chains ................................ 160 Winter driving instructions ...... 160 Block heater ................................ 162 Deep water .................................. 162 Passenger compartment ........... 162 Traveling abroad ........................ 162 Cruise control ................................. 163 Brake assist system (BAS) ............ 166 Antilock brake system (ABS) ....... 168 Electronic stability program (ESP) ........................... 170 What you should know at the gas station ....................... 174 Check regularly and before a long trip ...................... 176

Instrument cluster displayMalfunction and indicator lamps in the instrument cluster ......................................... 178 On-board diagnostic system ..... 178 Check engine malfunction indicator lamp ............................. 178 Brake warning lamp .................. 179 Brake pad wear indicator lamp ............................. 180 Seat belt nonusage warning lamp .............................. 180 Supplemental restraint system (SRS) indicator lamp ............................. 180 Fuel reserve and fuel cap placement warning .................... 181 Electronic stability program (ESP) warning lamp .............................. 181 BAS / ESP malfunction indicator lamp ............................. 181 ABS malfunction indicator lamp ............................. 182

Telescoping steering column warning lamp ................182 Low engine coolant level warning lamp ..............................183 Low windshield and headlamp washer system fluid level warning lamp ...........183 Low engine oil level warning lamp ..............................184 Charge indicator lamp ...............184 Exterior lamp failure indicator lamp .............................185 Additional function indicator lamps (in the odometer display) ..........185 Malfunction and indicator lamp in the center console .......185 AIRBAG OFF indicator lamp .............................185

Practical hintsFirst aid kit ......................................188 Stowing things in the vehicle .............................188

Fuses ................................................ 188 Hood ................................................. 190 Automatic transmission fluid level ................................... 192 Checking engine oil level ............. 193 Coolant level ................................... 194 Adding coolant ........................... 194 Windshield and headlamp washer system ........ 195 Air pump, spare wheel, vehicle tools, storage compartment ................ 196 Vehicle jack ..................................... 197 Wheels ............................................. 198 Tire replacement ........................ 198 Rotating wheels .......................... 199 Spare wheel ....................................200 Spare wheel bolts .......................201 Changing wheels ...........................202 Inflating the collapsible spare tire .....................................207 Storing spare wheel in wheel well ...................................208 Tire inflation pressure ..................209

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Battery ............................................. 210 Jump starting .................................. 212 Towing the vehicle ......................... 214 Transmission selector lever, manually unlocking .................. 217 Exterior lamps ................................ 218 Headlamp assembly ................... 219 Taillamp assemblies ..................222 Changing batteries in the remote control ...........................224 Synchronizing remote control ............................225 Emergency engine shut-down .....226 Raising hardtop manually ............226 Replacing wiper blade insert ....... 231 Antenna ...........................................232 Manual release of fuel filler flap .............................232

Vehicle careCleaning and care of the vehicle .............................234 Power washer ..............................235

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